Sarah Gnerre - Treasurer and Board Member

Sarah Gnerre has been practicing yoga regularly for 15 years under Sara Curry and her team of talented teachers. For the last five she has been competing in the senior division. In 2018, Sarah completed 500-hour training under Craig Villani. She teaches the Bikram method in Portsmouth, NH at Blaze Yoga and Pilates and in Rockland, Maine at Earth Flow + Fire.  
She leads business development as vice president of philanthropy at Five Maples Development Communications. There, she works with nonprofit organizations throughout the Northeast on their messaging to donors in service of raising more money to change and save lives. Prior, she was vice president at a Massachusetts community hospital where she led the completion of its $6.5M capital campaign. She has raised millions in higher ed, the arts and humane organizations. She is a leadership volunteer with Arts in Reach, mentoring teenage girls through the arts, and a board member of the John Greenleaf Whittier Home Museum. She regularly presents development and grant-writing seminars at fundraising conferences and for the University of New Hampshire's professional fundraising certification program. She holds a bachelor of science in business administration from UNH and earned an MBA in 2005.
She is a grandmother and lives in Portsmouth, NH with her husband, Chris Mulligan.